has announced that veteran voice actor Garry Chalk will be a special guest
at their 2012 event in Atlanta, Georgia. A great opportunity to meet the voice of both Optimus Prime and Optimus Primal. The sci-fi convention will be held August 31st through September 3rd.
Gemini Award winning Garry Chalk has been a professional actor for 33 years. He has appeared in well over a hundred movies and television shows, among them Cold Squad, Stargate SG1, The Outer Limits, Transformers, and many others. Garry recently filmed an episode of TV series, Psych, as well as obtained a role on J.J. Abrams' new show Alcatraz. In addition, Garry just landed a supporting lead role in the much anticipated movie Big Time Rush Movie. He is currently appearing in AMC'S monster hit The Killing, which has been renewed for another season.
Born in Southampton England, Chalk came to Canada at a very early age and found that he enjoyed performing. His first television appearance was in an episode of Saturday Kids' Party with Ron Morriere as a singer in a Kiwanis boys choir when he was 12 years old. Since then, he has appeared many feature films like The Watchmen, Deck the Halls, The Fly II, Battle in Seattle, and Sea Wolfe with Charles Bronson.
Further, his animation career spans 30 years and over a thousand episodes of cartoons. Among them The Transformers, Energon Beastwars, GI Joe, Sonic the Hedgehog, Reboot, and many, many more. Most recently, he starred as Sky Marshall Wade in the new hit series, Voltron Force.
Mr. Chalk continues to work in all areas of the entertainment world in film, television, animation, and the theater.
For the past few years, Chalk has resurrected his music career and performs at various venues in his home town Vancouver, Canada as a singer, guitarist, and piano player. But of all his creative pursuits, his greatest love is cartoons, and he says he will do voices in cartoons until the day he dies.